“The future of mobile is the future of everything.” according to Matt Galligan, the entrepreneurial creator of several tech solutions. Some of the biggest fans of mobile applications in the golf industry are course superintendents who use various applications to make their job easier and their course look better.
They recently shared their essential apps with Henry DeLozier.
Which apps should you use be using?
DSG Global, a leading provider of fleet management solutions for the golf industry, has appointed GGA President and Partner Steve Johnston to its recently expanded Board of Directors. Steve will provide keen insight for banking and finance solutions arising from years of advising numerous international financial institutions.
Learn more about the rest of the board here.
The latest installment of our Perspective Newsletter has arrived.
This issue covers topics including the golf industry’s demand for smart leadership, the types of club leaders that will see success in 2015, unique insight into GGA’s latest international initiative called the Institute for Best Practice, the most important issue facing club managers this year, and tips on writing job descriptions.
Learn more here.
The Golf Course Builders Association of America has selected GGA Senior Associate Tommy Sasser to receive the Perry Dye Service Award — an honor so exclusive it has only been bestowed four times prior. Sasser will be honored with the award at the upcoming annual Summer Meeting of the GCBAA to be held the week of July 19 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Congratulations Tommy!
According to the Wall Street Journal, “To sell homes, golf communities can’t just stick to golf. Luxury developments now include amenities like fishing ponds, skate parks, and movie theaters to attract wealthy buyers.”
Partner Henry DeLozier weighs in on the issue of whether golf expansion efforts can sustain golf communities in the long term, “Golf remains very important to golfers, which comprise about 8.5% of the U.S. population and 20% of the market segments that purchase homes in masterplanned club communities.”
Learn more about the evolution of golf communities here.